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New & Exclusive to 2Modern: Kinder GROUND Modular Carpeting

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
New & Exclusive to 2Modern: Kinder GROUND Modular Carpeting

We’re happy to announce that the striking modern designs from Kinder GROUND that wowed us earlier this year at ICFF, are now part of 2Modern’s offerings. A New York based design studio, Kinder GROUND has invented a modular system for floor coverings that gives any room—be it nursery, family room, or home office—the kind of esthetic lift one usually expects from a full-throttle interior — Continue reading

Echoes of Eames: Afterroom Coat Hanger

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Echoes of Eames: Afterroom Coat Hanger

The Stockholm-based design studio Afterroom has introduced a wall-mounted coat hanger that echoes Modernism’s most famous hanging device: Charles and Ray Eames’ iconic Hang-It-All. Calling it a hanger that “heritages simplicity and rational thinking from modernism,” the Afterroom Coat Hanger, created for Danish brand Menu, is, like the Eames device, a wall-mounted, horizontal unit with round — Continue reading

Architecture, Pattern, Color: Rebecca Telford’s Fine Art

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Art + Graphics
Architecture, Pattern, Color: Rebecca Telford’s Fine Art

British artist Rebecca Telford makes her home in Bristol, but much of her current work is inspired by travels on this side of the Atlantic, namely the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Her paintings and prints—primarily acrylic on aluminum and screen prints pulled from hand cut stencils—focus on the built world, specifically — Continue reading

New from Niche Modern: Haus Series

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
New from Niche Modern: Haus Series

Niche Modern, the New York glass studio, has just announced two new additions to its growing range of pendant lighting designs: the Coolhaus and Schoolhaus series. The Coolhaus collection, billed as “a modern monument with clean, symmetrical lines,” features an elegant Art Deco-inspired geometric shape, hand crafted in a range of luminous colorways; while the Schoolhaus pendant, “inspired by — Continue reading

Bombay Sapphire Distillery by Thomas Heatherwick Studio

Categories: Architecture + Interiors, Sustainability
Bombay Sapphire Distillery by Thomas Heatherwick Studio

A pair of glass greenhouses mark the entry to the stunning transformation of a 300 year old paper mill on the southern coast of England into a ravishing sustainable gin distillery. The work of Britain’s Thomas Heatherwick Studio, the refurbishment of Laverstock Mill from a derelict site to Bombay Sapphire’s new distillery, is both an architectural and ecological wonder, — Continue reading

Tagliapizza Pizza Cutter

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Tagliapizza Pizza Cutter

The Tagliapizza pizza cutter, by Italian designer Paolo Ulian, adds a dash of refinement to pizza night, thanks to an exceedingly lovely design that combines form and function seamlessly. Designed for kitchen brand Zani & Zani, Taliapizza has a handle crafted from a single “ribbon” of stainless steel, one end of — Continue reading

Preview: Open House New York 2014

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Preview: Open House New York 2014

Who doesn’t enjoy an unobstructed view into the lives of others—or, in the case, of New Yorkers, a view into the lives of those with an unseemly amount of square footage? No wonder, then, that Open House New York, slated to kick off its 2014 edition October 11 & 12, is becoming an ever-more-popular way — Continue reading

Fall Lighting Sales: Save on LZF, Louis Poulsen, Marset & More

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Fall Lighting Sales: Save on LZF, Louis Poulsen, Marset & More

Our dazzling array of fall lighting sales features brilliant floor lamps, sconces, pendants, and task lights from some of the world’s leading lighting brands: Artemide, Axo Light, Bover, Cerno, Flos, FontanaArte, Louis Poulsen, LZF & Marset. Through the month of October, save up to 15% on iconic and recent designs from — Continue reading

Greenhouse Planter by Nicolas Cortolezzis for IKEA

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Greenhouse Planter by Nicolas Cortolezzis for IKEA

IKEA’S latest product range, the 2014 PS Collection, centers around objects designed for mobility and small spaces, and features products from a team of 20 designers the Swedish retailer has recruited for collaborations with their in-house design team. Swiss designer Nicolas Cortolezzis makes his small contribution with Greenhouse, a house-shaped planter inspired by — Continue reading

APP Coat Hanger From Incipit

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
APP Coat Hanger From Incipit

Talk about turning an idea on its ear. Milan brand Incipit has introduced a hanging device that looks, quite literally, like a standard wooden clothes hanger. Designed by the Italian product designer who goes by the single name, Mati, the APP coat rack is fashioned from turned oak, with its coat hanger shape — Continue reading

Knoll Annual Sale: Last Day for 15% Off + Free Shipping

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Knoll Annual Sale: Last Day for 15% Off + Free Shipping

Out Knoll Annual Sale ends today, so only a few hours remain to save 15% and get free shipping on all Knoll products. The gold standard for authentic, groundbreaking modern furniture, spanning iconic designs—like Eero Saarinen’s timeless Tulip Armless Chair—and more recent creations by contemporary designers, Knoll’s stock and trade is furniture designed for the ages. View — Continue reading

Striped Chapiteau Lamps by Ekaterina Elizarova

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Striped Chapiteau Lamps by Ekaterina Elizarova

Russian designer Ekaterina Elizarova introduced a suite of graphically striking lamps at the London Design Festival, which featured bold vertical and horizontal stripes. Designed for the Italian luxury ceramics brand Bosa, Elizarova’s Chapiteau series is a range of hourglass shaped pendants showcasing various patterns of stripes said to have been inspired by motifs common to the — Continue reading

Carl Hansen & Son Relaunches Hans Wegner’s 1958 Credenza

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Carl Hansen & Son Relaunches Hans Wegner’s 1958 Credenza

Carl Hansen & Son, the only licensed manufacturer of furniture designed by Danish great Hans J. Wegner, has been marking the 100th birthday of the designer with a series of reissues and commemorative editions of Wegner pieces. The company’s latest Wegner reissue is the CH825 Credenza, an exquisitely detailed and elegantly innovative design that dates — Continue reading

Bierfilzl Felt Coasters by Graf & Lantz

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Bierfilzl Felt Coasters  by Graf & Lantz

If flying to Munich for Oktoberfest is out of the question, getting into the mood locally is made easier with Bierfilzl coasters from Graf & Lantz, the L.A. based design company that has made felt its material of choice. According to the company’s German founders, Holger Gräf and Daniel Lantz, Bierfilzl (literally translated as ‘beer felt’) — Continue reading

2Modern Pinterest Contest: Win the Cyclone Side Table by Knoll

Categories: Furniture + Lighting, News + Events + Contests
2Modern Pinterest Contest: Win the Cyclone Side Table by Knoll

2Modern is pleased to give away a Mid-Century icon: the Cyclone Side Table by Knoll. Sculptor Isamu Noguchi’s graceful design for Knoll was designed in 1954, but remains eternally young. Our Pinterest contest offers design enthusiasts a chance to win this modern furniture classic. Now, through Oct 2nd, enter the — Continue reading

Brutally Beautiful: Concrete House by Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Categories: Architecture + Interiors
Brutally Beautiful: Concrete House by Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Modernism isn’t always sweetness and light. The imposing urban work of Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, given the rough-hewn label, Brazilian Brutalism, is defined by massive volumes of geometric concrete and poetic juxtapositions with lush tropical vegetation. This brooding house in Sao Paulo is the very happy place of Lebanese Brazilian interior designer, Houssein Jarouche. Founder of Sao Paulo’s progressive — Continue reading

Palm Coat Stand by Khalid Shafar

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Palm Coat Stand by Khalid Shafar

Dubai-born designer Khalid Shafar looked to his native landscape and its mundane traditions for his Palm Coat Rack. Recalling childhood memories of date palms tree trunks being used to hang clothing and other items, Shafar noted, “What always struck me was that they never used the fronds, but the body. — Continue reading

Varaluz Sale: Save 15% + Get Free Shipping Sept 22 – Oct 5

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Varaluz  Sale: Save 15% + Get Free Shipping Sept 22 – Oct 5

‘Design With a Conscience’ is the motto of American lighting brand Varaluz, which makes good on its promise with a range of imaginatively crafted pendants, sconces, table lamps, and accessories made from primarily recycled materials. Discarded and found elements, like steel, glass, and shells, repurposed into artful pieces—like the Pinwheel Nine Light Large Pendant — Continue reading

Push Coffee Maker by Muuto

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Push Coffee Maker by Muuto

Danish design studio Muuto, which has made its name with a range of furniture and objects that invokes reductive Scandinavian design sensibilities with a distinctly playful spin, have a new offering in their Push Coffee Maker. This French press coffee maker trades in the standard sleek glass carafe for a more sumptuously-shaped profile, comprised of earthier stoneware. “I — Continue reading

London Design Festival: Stained Glass Car of the Future

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
London Design Festival: Stained Glass Car of the Future

We’ll go out on a limb and say that this is a concept that will likely remain just that: Designer Dominic Wilcox introduced a concept car made almost entirely of stained glass at the just-concluded London Design Festival. The designer’s Driverless Sleeper Car of the Future is meant to imagine auto travel in an — Continue reading